Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Fri., Jun. 08, 2018          USDA Market News
                               
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance.

DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms from 2018 production is steady 
for current deliveries.  Demand light.  Processor offerings of 2018 frozen Grade A 8-
16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms light to moderate.  Frozen Grade A basted equivalent 
processor offering prices on a national basis from 2018 production for 8-16 lb. hens 
are 76.00-84.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 76.00-86.00 cents FOB for current 
deliveries.  No trading reported. 

The market on tom breast meat and destrapped tenderloins is steady with a steady to 
fully steady undertone, white trims steady to fully steady.  Demand on fresh white 
meats and white trims is moderate.  Frozen demand on white meat and white trims light 
to moderate.  Offering light to moderate.  The institutional sized breasts market is 
generally steady.  Demand and offerings light to mostly moderate.  The market on tom 
drums is steady to firm, mostly steady; tom full-cut wings steady with a steady to 
fully steady undertone; tom 2-joint wings, tom necks and tails steady to weak.  
Demand moderate on tom drums, balance of tom bulk parts light to moderate.  Offerings 
light to moderate with tom drums and tom full-cut wings the least available.  The 
market on thigh meat is mostly steady.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  The 
mechanically separated turkey (MST) market is steady to instances weak.  Demand light 
to moderate.  Offerings mostly moderate.  Trading slow to moderate.    


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported.  The market on tom 2-joint wings is steady to weak, generally 
steady on the balance of items.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry, & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA     515.284.4460  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain 

Prepared: 8-Jun-18 12:56 C GM